No, Lance Armstrong isn’t dead

2:38 p.m Friday, May 12, 2017 Recreation
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BOURNE, MASSACHUSETTS - AUGUST 06: Lance Armstrong attends the 2011 Pan-Massachusetts Challenge on August 6, 2011 in Bourne, Massachusetts. (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Despite what you may have heard, Lance Armstrong isn’t dead.

A website called, which has reported on such “news” as Nicki Minaj wanting to “win Kanye’s heart” (um, OK), misspelled Michael Jackson’s name and claimed Prince Harry is dating Jamaican Olympic medalist Elaine Thompson (the site misspelled her name, too), claims Armstrong has passed.

The site reported he passed away on “Wednesday,” though it doesn’t say when the story was published. It claims the cycling star had stage 4 colon cancer “which he battled secretly” and that his daughter, Anna Armstrong, announced his passing on Facebook. He doesn’t even have a daughter named Anna (although his partner’s name is Anna Hansen).

Anyway, if you’re still skeptical, here’s proof from a few hours ago that the Austin cyclist is alive and well: